“I know a lot of people are going to say that it can’t be done, and it’s going to be too hard, but it can be… you never know unless you try.” – Michelle Darling
Don't Miss Them Out: 'Mark' FloRodeo Live Events On Your Calendar
Sep 10, 2019Katy Lucas
When you rodeo, you end up tracking a lot of dates in your calendar: rodeo dates, entry dates, stock draws, turnout deadlines, and so much more on the rodeo trail. Why not let us do the work for you when it comes to all your favorite live events?
Round-Up: ProRodeo Tour Finale, CFR's $37M Impact, All-Around Hands
In this week's FloRodeo Weekend Round-Up, the end of the season draws even closer and we highlight those who capitalized on the PRCA's ProRodeo Tour Finale. We talk dollars for the city of Red Deer and the impact of the Canadian Finals Rodeo, as well as a pair of roughstock competitors showing their all-around skills at Pendleton.
Queen of The Keslers: Stock Contractor Matriarch Liz Kesler Passes Away
Sep 9, 2019Katy Lucas
Liz Kesler, the matriarch of the Kesler stock contracting family, passed away on September 7, 2019. A huge contributor to the sport of rodeo as a timer, secretary, fundraiser, and a part of an award-winning stock contracting family, the sport of rodeo will miss this influential woman.
Congratulations To The 2019 Finning Pro Tour Champions
The official tally has been made, and that means we can crown the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association's 2019 Finning Pro Tour Champions. With the CPRA's update of the Finning Pro Tour standings, we can now officially name the champions who battled it out at the biggest — and toughest — rodeos in Canada and emerged.
VS Outbreak In Wyoming Delays Big Sky College Rodeo
Sep 6, 2019Katy Lucas
The first event of the 2019 Northwest College Rodeo season has been delayed after two cases of vesicular stomatitis (VS) were confirmed in the Powell area.
In this week's round-up: Armstrong handed out three crucial titles over the weekend, Tim O'Connell has been clawing his way back into contention for a fourth world title, and the CPRA is considering adding another ladies event to their roster in 2020.
One Final Shot: Competitors Head To Finning Pro Tour Finals Tonight
The draw is set for the finale of the 2019 Finning Pro Tour where competitors will have one more shot to earn points to go towards the tour championship. On top of those points, there is also $12,000 up for grabs - that's $4,800 for first place in each event - that will go towards the Canadian Finals Rodeo standings, making this one-day competition a potential game-changer for CPRA competitors hoping to move into the top 12 or fighting for the season leader position in Canada.
Talk to anyone who works in the world of chuckwagon racing and you'll find out just how much these animals mean to them. Whether it be a driver, outrider, or barn hand, they'll say these horses are a part of the family.